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Household Goods

Household Goods

Putting Household Goods to the Test

We can test and certify any and all products that are used in the home, whether it's cooking pots, bed linen, or microwaves. At the same time, we also check properties of usage and manufacture, as well as specifications for health and safety reliability and hygiene. Are you looking to improve your product or expand your customer service? We can offer you comparative goods tests, instructions on how to optimize your products, and can also check user manuals.

Benefits at a Glance

An internationally renowned audit seal from TÜV Rheinland helps you to:

  • Reduce your liability with documented safety standards
  • Strengthen confidence in the quality, reliability, and safety of your household products
  • Increase your competitive chances with a neutral audit seal
  • Offer your customers valuable assistance in deciding which products to select
  • Benefit from our over 50 years of experience in auditing household goods

Our Auditing Criteria for Commodity Goods and Products that come into Contact with Food

  • Properties of use
  • Record general data about the item and its packaging
  • Mechanical safety test based on the DIN VDE 1000/3.79 norm
  • Function test based on a normative or internal audit program
  • Operation, cleaning, dishwasher cleaning
  • German Food and Commodity Goods Law (LFGB)
  • Corrosion test
  • Conformity evaluation for plastics that come into contact with food stuffs
  • Designation of materials
  • Technical documentation / user manuals
  • Other product-specific tests

Product Examples

  • Food containers
  • Cooking utensils, such as pots and pans
  • Baking items
  • Bedding goods and home textiles
  • Dinner sets
  • Cooking aids
  • Mills and graters
  • Cleaning and care products
  • Cleaning devices
  • Cutting tools, knives, and cutlery
  • Decorations and office supplies


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